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This is a members-only webinar.


This year’s featured presentation was LIVE: Lisa’s "Read on Washington" – AcademyHealth’s CEO reflecting on the progress of 2019 and looking ahead to 2020. The webinar began with a discussion of the landscape for health services research and how AcademyHealth is navigating the climate in Washington, D.C.

John Ayanian, treasurer, reviewed the organization's finances and activities from the year. Fadia Shaya reviewed membership information and summarize how AcademyHealth is acting to meet member needs. 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how AcademyHealth is responding to the changing environment to better meet the needs of its members and the field
  • Become familiar with the advocacy initiatives AcademyHealth has conducted over the year and how they affect the membership experience
  • Gain insight into policy decisions and their impact on health services research and health policy

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Speaker List



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Board Member

John Z. Ayanian, M.D., M.P.P.

Director - University of Michigan AcademyHealth Board Treasurer

John Z. Ayanian is the Director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, and the Alice Hamilton ... Read Bio

Fadia Shaya
Board Member

Fadia Tohme Shaya, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor and Director of Informatics - University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Fadia Tohme Shaya is Professor at the University of Maryland Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, and Director of... Read Bio